Nonfat Greek Yogurt and Plain Caramel Apples recalled over allergy fearsStaff writer ▼ |
Food safety Almonds and peanuts were not declared
Greencore USA of North Kingston, R.I., is voluntarily recalling approximately 379 pounds (997 individual parfaits) of Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola parfaits because the product may contain undeclared almonds.
The Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola products were produced on September 21 and distributed to approximately 266 Starbucks retail stores in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine.
No other regions are affected. To date, the company has not received reports of illnesses associated with consumption of these products, and all affected product has been removed from stores.
The following product is subject to recall:
6.1oz. Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola, (UPC: 7 6211107474 4, enjoy by 9/24)
This isolated issue affects only this date code of product. No other codes or products are affected.
The problem was discovered when product checks discovered that the granola in some individual Evolution Fresh Nonfat Greek Yogurt with Strawberry and Granola contained almonds. Greencore has determined the cause and has worked to eliminate the issue.
Tastee Apple issues allergy alert on undeclared peanuts in 3-ounce packages of Tastee Apples Plain Caramel Apples because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.
The recalled Plain Caramel Apples were distributed in eight states (OH, PA, MD, MA, NY, TX, NJ, IN) in retail stores.
This was not a product quality-issue and only involves Plain Caramel Apples with the specific UPC 35266-00027 and code date of 9 29.
The product comes in a 3-ounce, clear-plastic package marked with UPC 0-35266-00027-3 and an expiration date of 9 29 stamped on the front label. Some packages were mislabeled, and the Plain Caramel Apple include peanuts which are not listed in the ingredients on the labels.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem. ■